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For the purpose of shared resources, education, marketing, and conservation of Fine Appalachian Craft, we host eight special events each year. You'll engage with the region's top makers, hear their story, and learn about the process of craft.

Needle Felting | Live Demo

May 14 @ 10:00 am - May 16 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Lorraine Cathey will be demonstrating the art of “painting pictures with wool” using colored wool and a barbed needle–it’s fascinating to watch! She will be…

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Graduate Show 2021: Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Program

May 15 @ 10:00 am - August 22 @ 5:00 pm
Folk Art Center
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Broom Making | Live Demo

May 15 @ 10:00 am - May 16 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center
antler broom, handmade broom with antler handle, unique broom

Come watch Marlow Gates create brooms for home and hearth in the lobby of the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Call ahead for…

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Sun Prints/Fiber | Live Demo

May 17 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Sandra Rowland will be demonstrating a variety of fiber techniques, such as quilting and, if the weather cooperates, sun-printing fabric! She will be either outside…

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Woodcarving | Live Demo

May 17 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 4:00 pm
Folk Art Center

Ronnie McMahan loves to demonstrate and discuss how he creates realistic birds, dogs, and feathers out of wood. He’ll be in the lobby of the…

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